Gum Disease Puts You at an Increased Risk for These Health Conditions

Your oral health directly impacts your general oral health, which means that poor oral health increases your risk of other health conditions. Gum disease especially exposes you to these conditions, and Dr. Chris Pallotto and our team want to help be informed of the health risks associated with gum disease. Respiratory Disease Gum disease puts you at an increased risk... read more »

Keeping a Teen’s Mouth Safe from Oral Catastrophes

Not all oral ailments are the result of harmful acids within your mouth. Sometimes, the decisions you make in the physical world, especially as a teenager, can have a drastic impact on your smile and your overall oral health. With the coming of age comes the responsibility in making the right decisions to protect yourself and your smile, even if... read more »

Professional Teeth Cleanings

Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at Oak Dental Associates. The appointment starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of our dental hygienists. This will... read more »

Mouthwash: What You Should Know

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth decay, and even bad breath? For instance, you may want... read more »